1795 $1 B-14 BB-51 O/C Dr Bust MS (PCGS# 39996)

Pre-Long Beach

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    Ira & Larry Goldberg
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Lot Description
Original grey toning on both sides. Nice details for the grade, and another very pleasing example of the BB-51 "off center" bust variety with small eagle reverse (PCGS # 96858) </B>. <BR><BR>Believing that Flowing Hair dollars were made at the Mint at least through early autumn 1795, and Draped Bust dollars were made after that, Walter Breen, in his Encyclopedia, estimated that the mintage through and including October 10, 1795, consisted of Flowing Hair dollars, to the extent of 160,295 pieces, and that the last two deliveries of the year, on October 17 and 24, amounting to 42,738 coins, consisted of the Draped Bust type. <BR>Estimated Value $7,000 - 7,500.
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